On May 28, the Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office conducted a minor decoy operation. During the operation, 12 businesses were visited. Three violations occurred.
A violation occurs when the clerk sells alcohol to the minor decoy. When such a violation occurs, the clerk is issued a criminal citation for furnishing alcohol to the minor. The business could face administrative action by the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC), which is the off-sale alcohol licensing authority.
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